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Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel

  • 636 S. Michigan Ave. Map It
  • South Loop
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  • Great location
  • Close to Museum Campus and theater district


  • Lobby can be a bit dark, and its decor a bit too ornate

Published 08/31/2015

Fodor's Review

The lobby of this classic hotel has gold-trimmed walls, a gold sofa, and modern flower arrangements that make it an unusual mix of old and new; the guest rooms are simple and elegant, with enough flair to feel updated yet still give a sense of the past. Property perks include an in-house Starbucks and the popular Mercat a la Planxa tapas restaurant and bar. Ask about the hotel's storied past; presidents as well as mob bosses have stayed here.

Hotel Information


636 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Illinois, 60605, USA

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312-447–0955; 888-236–2427

Hotel Details:

  • 328 rooms, 4 suites
  • Rate includes: Some meals

Published 08/31/2015

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